23 Best Forest Resorts In India To Bookmark In 2023

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by Tooba Shaikh

A new year has begun and if there’s anything one looks forward to in the new year is vacations! What better way to start the new year than by planning all the exciting trips you’ll take in the coming months? If you’re a nature and wildlife lover and want to make more trips into the wild, you’re in luck. We’ve compiled a list of 23 amazing forest resorts that you can visit in 2023 to relax in the lap of nature.

1. Saraswatipur Tea Resort

Dubbed ‘the green haven,’ Saraswati tea resort is something out of a storybook. With a river rippling through its landscape and a tea garden practically in your backyard, it is a picture of serenity. The rooms are well-equipped and well-furnished with all the basic amenities.

Where: Jalpaiguri, West Bengal

Check-In Time: 2:00 PM

Cost: ₹4000 onwards per night

2. Sylvan Woods Safari Lodge

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The very picture of opulence, Sylvan Woods will definitely make you want to move to a farm when you retire. Perched right on the edge of Tadoba National Park, this resort is ideal to make little adventure forays into the wild. And when you do, don’t forget your camera!

Where: Tadoba, Maharashtra

Check-In Time: 1:00 PM

Cost: ₹5000 onwards per night

3. Reni Pani Jungle Lodge

Reni Pani is what you get when you combine art, nature, and opulence. Nestled within greenery so enchanting, you’ll be forced to forget about all your problems and live in the moment. This lodge is an ideal getaway for a fun weekend with all your friends!

Where: Satpura, MP

Check-In Time: 2:00 PM

Cost: ₹28,000 onwards per night

4. Doodhsagar Jungle Resort 

A cute cottagecore resort and restaurant, Doodhsagar is truly a sight to behold. Engulfed in greenery, it looks like the dwelling of forest druids and wraiths. The rooms are quaint and rustic and contain all the basic amenities that one requires. 

Where: Joida, Karnataka 

Check-In Time: 12:00 PM 

Cost: ₹4,769 onwards per night

5. Svasara Jungle Lodge

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If you love animals but also have a respect dread enough to not want to see them in person, Svasara has you covered. While the rooms offer comfort amidst nature, there’s also an outdoor Jungle cinema where you can watch wild animals on screen. They also have actual safaris that journey deep into the heart of the forest if conventional safaris are your thing.

Where: Tadoba, Maharashtra

Check-In Time: 2:00 PM

Cost: ₹15,500 onwards per night

6. Lebua Corbett

 

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Lebua Corbett is one of the most opulent stays that you can experience while enjoying the wildness of the forest. Coupled with modern amenities and luscious food, the resort will ensure that your stay is as adventurous as if you were camping out in the woods but without its discomforts.

Where: Jim Corbett National Park, MP

Check-in Time: 12:00 PM

Cost: 12,225 onwards per night.

7. Wildflower Villas

 

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Wildflower resort is ideal for you if you want your wedding to be as cottagecore as the rest of your style. With picturesque spaces that are dotted with greenery, Wildflower is a perfect marriage of nature and civilisation. Head down there to make your special day even more special.

Where: Candolim, Goa

Check-In Time: 2:00 PM

Cost: ₹40,000 onwards per night

8. Jim’s Jungle Retreat

If you were a Mowgli fan when you were younger, you would love this place. Not that you’ll have to stay inside a cave of wolves, far from it, this resort provides comfort unlike any other. And the best part? You’ll be so close to the forest that the animals will practically be your friends by the time you leave. 

Where: Ramnagar Corbett, MP

Check-In Time: 2:00 PM

Cost: ₹11,999 onwards per night

9. Bhakti Kutir Eco Resort

 

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If you baulk at extravagant opulent and over-the-top resorts and prefer a more minimalist style which incorporates more natural elements, Bhakti Kutir Eco Resort is what you’re looking for. With quaint cabanas instead of rooms, this resort brings the natural beauty of nature to you.

Where: Canacona, Goa

Check-In Time: 1:00 PM

Cost: ₹2000 onwards per night

10. WelcomeHeritage Ramganga Resort

WelcomeHeritage’s Ramganga chapter is the ultimate luxury nature getaway. Offering breathtaking views of verdant vistas coupled with clear blue skies, this resort will provide the respite you need and the comfort you want on your vacation.

Where: Jim Corbett National Park, MP

Check-In Time: 2:00 PM

Cost: ₹9,125 onwards per night

11. Muba Resort

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Muba is nestled deep within the Kanha National Park which is bursting with wildlife. Your stay here will make you feel like Jane Porter wading through Tarzan’s jungle. Since there are a lot of wild animals here, you might just get lucky enough to meet some of them.

Where: Kanha National Park, Mukki, MP

Check-In Time: 12:00 PM

Cost: ₹5000 onwards per night

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12. La Tigre Resort

Experience the best of what nature has to offer at this plush and luxurious resort. Complete with modern amenities and readily available scenic beauty of the forest, La Tigre is not just a resort, it’s a natural haven. 

Where: Jim Corbett National Park, MP

Check-In Time: 12:00 PM

Cost: ₹15,599 onwards per night

13. Ken River Lodge

This rustic cabin in the woods will be all you need when you’re tired of your city life. Built in a true village and farm fashion with the comforts of a city, Ken River Lodge gives you the best of both worlds. Head down there and watch your troubles lap away with the lapping river waves.

Where: Panna, MP

Check-In Time: 1:30 PM

Cost: ₹14,000 onwards per night

14. The Tiger Groove Corbett Resort

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Complete with a swimming pool, spa, and restaurant, this resort will provide you with all the comforts you require right in nature’s cradle. Unencumbered by pollution of any kind, the surroundings of the resort will transport you to a fantastical fairytale.

Where: Ramnagar, Uttarakhand

Check-In Time: 1:00 PM

Cost: ₹5,500 onwards per night

15. Paatlidun Safari Resort

This enchanting resort is perfect if you want the rawness of nature while retaining the luxury of a big hotel. It is an ideal spot for a romantic honeymoon and has also won the “Best Hotel for Honeymooners” by Outlook Traveller.

Where: Mohan, Uttarakhand

Check-In Time: 2:00 PM

Cost: ₹22,000 onwards per night

16. The Postcard Hideaway

True to its name, The Postcard Hideaway is like something straight out of a scenic picture on the back of a postcard. The resort is enveloped by a mystical forest which is inhabited by, among other animals, the magnificent Black Panther. So if you’re lucky, you might just get visited by King T’Challa’s spirit animal.

Where: Netravali, Goa

Check-In Time: 24-Hour Check-in

Cost: ₹30,000 onwards per night

17. Taj Safari

 

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Taj Safari in Panna is the place to be if you’re looking for a getaway that is surrounded by nature in its truest form but still offers you unparalleled comfort. You can lounge around in the swimming pool while enjoying the cacophony of birds or you can take a safari into the wild. Whatever you do, you’ll definitely have a stay worth remembering.

Where: Panna, MP

Check-In Time: 2:00 PM

Cost: ₹30,000 onwards per night

18. Heritage Village Resort & Spa

A pet-friendly resort with not one, not two, but five different restaurants, Heritage Village Resort and Spa is for the bougie in you. With plush and comfy interiors and a balanced and festive outdoors, this resort will magnify any joy you celebrate here.

Where: Cansaulim, Goa

Check-In Time: 2:00 PM

Cost: ₹23,000 onwards per night

19. Wildernest Nature Resort

Come here when you’re ready to be completely reborn! Goa is known for its beaches but this resort will make you appreciate its greenery as well. Just as its name suggests, it is nestled deep in the heart of the wild. But don’t, for even a second, think that it compromises on comforts.

Where: Chorla, Goa

Check-In Time: 1:00 PM

Cost: ₹7500 onwards per night

20. Lulung Aranya Nivas

Serene to the core, the rooms in Aranya Vivas are variegated so that you can pick an experience that best suits your temperament and budget. There’s also plenty of opportunity to explore the wild at this resort as you live a mere stone’s throw away from the forest.

Where: Similipal, Odisha

Check-In Time: 2:00 PM

Cost: 6000 onwards per night

21. The Bamboo Forest Safari Lodge

What is more? This resort offers a spectacular view of not one or two or even three, but nine lakes! 9 beautiful, breathtaking lakes! Just imagine sitting in your balcony and taking in the beautiful view while listening to a medley of birdsongs.

Where: Chimur, Maharashtra

Check-In Time: 1:00 PM

Cost: ₹28,000 onwards per night

22. Waghoba Eco-Lodge

 

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Waghoba eco-lodge is for the wildlife enthusiast in you. With spacious cottages that are enwreathed by both flora and fauna, this resort is the definition of cottagecore. The design of the lodges is inspired by the local culture, the influence of which you’ll also find in its delectable food.

Where: Tadoba, Maharashtra

Check-In Time: 1:30 PM

Cost: ₹21,000 onwards per night

23. Shangri-la Jungle Resort

If you’re a true wildlife and nature enthusiast, this lodge is for you. Standing right next to a natural reserve, this lodge offers an assortment of wildlife safaris on which you’ll be able to observe wild animals in their natural habitat.

Where: Goa-Karnataka Border 

Check-In Time: 12:00 PM

Cost: ₹5,500 onwards per night

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Which of these amazing places can you not wait to visit this year? Tell us in the comments below.

Cover Image Credits: Sylvan Woods Safari Lodge & The Tiger Groove Corbett Resort

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